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Centrality of Control-Seeking in Men’s Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration
  • M. Whitaker
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Prevention Science
  • 12 February 2013
Two million women and one million men experience rape, stalking, or physical assault by a current or former romantic partner each year in the U.S. Not only do women report twice the incidents, butExpand
Tamilnet.com: Some Reflections on Popular Anthropology, Nationalism, and the Internet
In this essay I argue that Tamilnet.com, an Internet news agency put together by a group of Sri Lankan Tamils to address the Tamil diaspora and influence English-speaking elites, subvertedExpand
Community Context and Men’s Control-Seeking in Intimate Relationships
  • M. Whitaker
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Violence and Victims
  • 2015
This study explores social-ecological influences on men’s control-seeking in intimate relationships with women. Desire for control is central to the battered women’s movement and is incorporated intoExpand
Contexts of control: modern slavery in the United States
This article asks what contexts facilitate control of individuals in modern slavery. We review the modern-slavery literature relevant to context, and propose four new constructs and a new model forExpand
Ethnography as learning : a Wittgensteinian approach to writing ethnographic accounts
Powerful critiques of anthropology over the last twenty years have sometimes questioned whether ethnography should continue as a central practice for cultural anthropology. Epistemologically,Expand
The Politics of Culture.
Social-ecological Influences on Teen Dating Violence: A Youth Rights and Capabilities Approach to Exploring Context
Prevention science suggests that teen dating violence (TDV) prevention be directed at multiple levels of youth’s social-ecological environments, from person to relationship, community, and societalExpand
Learning Politics From Sivaram: The Life and Death of a Revolutionary Tamil Journalist in Sri Lanka
Note on Transliteration, Translation, Names and Neutrality Three Prologues 1. Introduction: Why an Intellectual biography of Sivaram Dharmeratnam? 2. Learning Politics from Sivaram 3. The FamilyExpand